Friday, February 27, 2015

[Video] Common Talks Oscar Win, Leaving Oprah Hanging, & More On Jimmy Kimmel Live


Fresh off the heels of winning his first Oscar for "Best Original Song" at the 2015 Academy Awards, Lonnie Lynn aka Common made a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live, last night. While talking with Jimmy, Common spoke on his Oscar win, conversation with Jay Z, and why he left Oprah hanging at the Academy Awards. Check out Common's interview after the jump and don't forget to leave comments.


[Video] Kanye West Talks Fashion, Grammys, New Music & More With Zane Lowe


While visiting London, Kanye West returned to BBC Radio 1 to talk with Zane Lowe for the first time since their infamous interview in 2013. This time Kanye opens up about his Yeezy 750 Boost, the Grammy's, his forthcoming album and more. Around the 25 minute mark, Ye shows his sensitive side and shed tears over the death of fashion guru Louise Wilson. Watch full interview after the jump.


Thursday, February 26, 2015

[Video] Chance The Rapper Makes His Debut On The Breakfast Club


While visiting New York, Chicago's Chance The Rapper and his band member, Donnie of The Social Experiment, stopped by Power 105.1 to talk with The Breakfast Club. During their visit, Chance shares his history in the industry, relationship with President Obama, working with Madonna, and more. Check out Chance's full interview after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments.

[Video] Kanye West Performs "All Day" At 2015 Brit Awards


We're only two months into the new year and Kanye West has already impacted us with a number of previews. On yesterday, the Chicago rapper made his way overseas to attend the 2015 Brit Awards and during his visit, he took center stage to perform his long-awaited track "All Day," which is taken from his upcoming album. Check it out after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments.


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

[Video] Drake Throws Shots At Chris Brown In Australia


It seems like beef between Drake and R&B's Chris Brown has heated up, again. Last night, during Drake's performance in Australia, he switched up a line from his song "Enegry" and it sounds like it may be reference to Chris Brown's recent comments he shared with Power 105's Breakfast Club. 

Watch video after the jump and tell us if you think Drake is throwing shots at Chris Brown or not.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

[Photos] Justine Skye Holds Meet-N-Greet At Villa In Chicago


Yesterday, Atlantic Recording artist Justine Skye stopped in Chicago for an exclusive meet-n-greet. The event was held at Villa clothing store on the City's South Side and it was packed with her fans. 

During the event, the Brooklyn native signed autographs for fans and took time for a gang of selfies. She also granted 50 of her guests with passes for a night at the movies, before leaving the building.

After the jump, check out pics from the event and watch Skye's latest video "Collide" featuring Tyga.


[New Music] Big Sean "Me, Myself & I"


On the eve of his sophomore album release, Detroit rapper Big Sean delivers a brand new freestyle over Beyonce's "Me, Myself, & I" instrumental. Take a listen below and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments. Big Sean's Dark Sky Paradise is available on iTunes and in stores Feb. 24.

Monday, February 23, 2015

[Video] Chris Brown Returns To The Breakfast Club


Now that he's finished with community service and out on tour with Trey Songz, R&B singer Chris Brown stopped by Power 105 to talk with Angela, Envy, and Charlamagne. During his studio visit, Breezy talks about new album with Tyga, his love life, Rihanna and more. Watch interview below.


[Video] Common & John Legend Win Academy Award for "Glory"


Last night, turned out big for Chicago rapper Common and R&B singer John Legend at the Academy Awards. After their televised performance of "Glory," the two took home an Oscar for "Best Original Song." The track is taken from the movie Selma, which is based on the Civil Rights movement in the 60's. Watch their acceptance speech after the jump and don't forget your thoughts and comments.


[New Video] French Montana "Bad B*tch" feat Jeremih


Kicking it in the hills in a crib surrounding by ladies, French Montana releases his long-awaited video for "Bad B*tch." Its directed by Eif Rivera and it features Chicago's very own Jeremih. Watch up top. 

Saturday, February 21, 2015

[Photos] Epic Records Celebrates A Night With Tink In Chicago


Back in 2014, Timbaland shook up the game, when he debuted his new artist Tink on the remix of "Movin Bass" with The Breakfast Club. Since then, the Chicago rapper has hit the ground running with hot new music like "Around The Clock" with Charlamagne and her track "Tell The Children," which caught attention during the time of the no indictment verdict for the shooting of Mike Brown.

Last night, Tink celebrated her new found success with a private meet and greet in her hometown, Chicago. The event was held in the West Loop at Sawtooth and it was presented by Epic Records.

During the event, Tink took time to conduct interviews and she mixed-and-mingled with the Chicago industry. She also gathered to take pictures with everyone, before inviting them all to a candle light dinner. Afterwards, everyone took to the bar while listening to the sounds of DJ I.B. Happy.

Check out some of the pictures from the evening after the jump and don't forget to #ThinkTink.


[New Music] Ne-Yo "She Knows (Remix)" feat Juicy J, Fabolous, & French Montana


Adding new bars to his latest club hit,  R&B singer Ne-Yo recruits Fabolous and French Montana for the remix of "She Knows." It also features Juicy J, who appeared on the original version, and its ready for your ears below. Also, don't forget  Ne-Yo's latest new album Non-fiction is in-stores now. 



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Friday, February 20, 2015

Kanye West Talks Yeezy Boost, Grammy Constroversy, BET Honors, Kim K & More With Breakfast Club


Making his way back to The Breakfast Club, Kanye West hit the airwaves to talk with Angela, Envy, and Charlamagne on a number of topics. During his studio visit, Ye spoke on his new Yeezy Boost, Grammy's controversy, Kim K, Minister Farrakhan and more. Check out interview after the jump.


[Video] Will Smith 'Getting Jiggy Wit It" on Late Show With David Letterman


Last night, actor/rapper Will Smith made his return to the Late Show to promote his upcoming film,  Focus. But before he hit the chair to talk with David Letterman, Will took the mic during his intro to get the audience hype with his classic hit "Gettin Jiggy Wit It." Watch performance after the jump.


Thursday, February 19, 2015

[New Music] Big Sean "All Your Fault" feat Kanye West


With his album release being least than a week away, the leaks continue to drop from Big Sean's upcoming project. Today, he delivers new track called "All Your Fault" and it features Kanye West. 

Big Sean's Dark Sky Paradise is set to arrive on February 24th and it features guest appearances from Drake, Jhene Aiko, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and more. For now, check out "All Your Fault."



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Kendrick Lamar Set To Headline Essence Fest 2015


Showcasing some of the biggest names in music, the Essence Fest has just announced their line-up for 2015. This summer, Kendrick Lamar will headline the summer event along with Mary J. Blige. 

Other artists on the festival include: Erykah Badu, India Arie, Common, Floetry, Kelly Price, Lianne La Havas, Elle Varner, Esperanza Spalding, Raheem DeVaughn, Teedra Moses, Avery Sunshine, Bilal, Goapele, Robert Glasper, Kool Moe Dee, Doug E. Fresh, Mystikal, Slick Rick, SZA and more.

The 2015 Essence Festival is set to take place at the Superdome in New Orleans, during 4th of July weekend. We're told tickets will go on sale Wednesday, February 25th. Click here for more details.

[New Music] Ace Hood "Truffle Butter (Beast Mix)"


Letting the streets know he still got it, Ace Hood hits the studio and drops some bars to Nicki Minaj's latest club banger "Truffle Butter." Take a listen below and don't forget your thoughts and comments.



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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tyga Talks Kylie Jenner, Cash Money Drama, & More On The Breakfast Club


While being in NYC for the Between The Sheets tour, Tyga stopped by the Breakfast Club to talk and clear the air about his relationship with Kylie Jenner. During his visit, he also spoke on the Cash Money drama, Drake beef, business ventures and more. Watch video of full interview after the jump.

[New Video] Omarion "Post To Be" feat Jhene Aiko & Chris Brown


Doing things like they "Post To Be," R&B singer Omarion gives his DJ Mustard produced track the visual treatment. Its taken from his Sex Playlist project and it features Jhene Aiko and Chris Brown. 

Watch video after the jump

Monday, February 16, 2015

Big Sean "One Man Can Change The World" feat John Legend & Kanye West


Gearing up for the release of his sophomore album Dark Sky Paradise, which drops on February 24, Detroit's own Big Sean delivers new music inspired by his late grandmother. The track is called "One Man Can Change The World" and it features John Legend and Kanye West. Take a listen below.



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[New Mixtape] Juicy J "Blue Dream & Lean 2"


Since taking time away from his founding group Three-Six Mafia, Juicy J has hit the game running with his solo career. Today, the Memphis rapper delivers a new collection of music with his second installment of the Blue Dream & Lean series. Its packed with great production and it features guests from Rae Sremmund, Elle Varner, Wiz Khalifa, and others. Check tracklist/stream after the jump.


[New Music] Wiz Khailfa x Iggy Azalea "Go Hard or Go Home"


Hitting the scene with new music, Wiz Khalifa teams up with Iggy Azalea for their new collaborative effort called "Go Hard or Go Home." Its taken from the Furious 7 movie, which hits theaters April 3.



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[Video] Kanye West Performs "Wolves" on SNL 40th Anniversary Special


Last night, Saturday Night Live celebrated 40 years of their comedy show with a special presentation on NBC. Not only was it packed with a star studded cast of talents from past and present, it also had entertainment from Kanye West. During the special, Kanye kick off with a special performance with "Jesus Walks" and "Only One" and he also hit the stage with Sia and Chicago rapper Vic Mensa for his first live set of his latest single "Wolves." Watch after the jump and don't forget your comments.


Friday, February 13, 2015

[New Mixtape] Drake "If You're Reading This Its Too Late"


While fans impatiently wait for his upcoming album View From The 6, Drake delivers new music to hold you over. Last night, Drake released his new mixtape "If You're Reading This Its Too Late" and it feature guest appearances from Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, and PARTYNEXTDOOR. Check out the tracklist/stream after the jump and don't forget to share your thoughts and comments. Press play. 

Kanye West Previews New Song "Wolves" at Adidas Fashion Show


On yesterday, Kanye West kicked off All-star Weekend in New York City with a packed house at his Adidas Fashion Show. And not only did he premiere the launch of his new Yeezy Boosts, those in attendance got to hear a new song from his forthcoming album. The track is called "Wolves" and it features Sia and Vic Mensa. Watch the video after the jump and don't forget to leave comments.


Thursday, February 12, 2015

[Audio] J Prince Defends Drake & Send Warning Shots To Diddy, Suge, Lil Wayne & Baby


It seems tension between Drake and Diddy isn't over. Audio has surfaced from TMZ which displays Drake's mentor J Prince (CEO of Rap-a-Lot) sending warning shots to Diddy. In the audio, J Prince is pissed at Diddy for punching Drake last year in Miami and he also takes aim at Lil Wayne, Birdman and Suge Knight for other reasons. Take a listen to the audio after the jump and leave comments.


Wednesday, February 11, 2015

[New Music] O.T. Genasis "Co Co (Remix)" feat Meek Mill & Jeezy


Still in love with the "Co Co," rapper O.T. Genasis revisits his street anthem hit for an official remix. It's exclusively premiered by Funk Flex and it features Meek Mill and Jeezy. Take a listen below. 



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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Chuck D Shares We May Not See A "Public Enemy" Film


Growing up as a kid, in the late 80's, it was two groups in Hip Hop that caught my attention, N.W.A. and Public Enemy. Even though, both groups had a different approach when it came to their styles, they both showed a lot of similarities when they spoke on racial injustice in the black community. 

Now, after nearly three decades, a movie is being made on Hip Hop's most dangerous group N.W.A. called Straight Outta Compton, and you would think we could get to see a film based on hip hop's most influential group Public Enemy as well; but, that's not going to happen anytime soon. 

Earlier today, we reached out to Chuck D of Public Enemy via Twitter and he shared his thoughts.

[New Music] Chisanity "Real Ni**@" feat Trey Songz


Exclusively delivered by our friend BeNda World, we get the first listen to the track of Trey Songz new artist from Chicago, IL. His name is Chisanity and his latest new offering is called "Real Nigga." We're told its taken from his upcoming mixtape, which is untitled, and it features Trey Songz with Taz Taylor on the beat. Take a listen below and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.

[New Music] Madonna "Iconic" feat Chance the Rapper & Mike Tyson


Fresh off the heels of performing on the 2015 Grammy Awards, superstar singer Madonna releases new music from her upcoming album Rebel Heart, which drops on March 10th. The track is called "Iconic" and it features former boxing champion Mike Tyson and Chicago's own Chance The Rapper.

Take a listen after the jump.


[New Music] Kendrick Lamar "The Blacker The Berry"


Holding nothing back over a Boi 1da produced track, Kendrick Lamar speaks freely about a number of issues in the Black community with his latest release called "The Blacker The Berry." It features backing vocals from reggae artist Assassin and its co-produced by Terrance Martin and The Koz. 

Take a listen after the jump.


Monday, February 9, 2015

[Video] Dr Dre & Ice Cube Introduces "Straight Outta Compton" Film Trailer


Come this summer, we finally get to see the film based on hip hop's most dangerous group, N.W.A. and last night, during the 2015 Grammy's commercial break, we got to see the official trailer for the movie. It's directed by F Gary Gray and its scheduled to hit theaters on August 14. Watch the trailer on Straight Outta Compton: The Story of N.W.A. after the jump and don't forget to leave comments.

[Video] Kanye West Speaks On Beck's Grammy Win Over Beyonce


Last night, at the 2015 Grammy Awards, rapper Kanye West almost pulled off another controversial stunt when he pretended to interrupt Beck's acceptance speech for beating out Beyonce for "Album of the Year." Afterwards, Kanye talked with E! and explained how he felt about the entire incident. 


Sunday, February 8, 2015

[Video] Big Sean Brings Out Kanye West, Meek Mill, J Cole, & Travis Scott at House of Blues L.A.


Last night, on the eve of the Grammys, Detroit rapper Big Sean took the stage at the House of Blues in L.A. for a live-streamed concert. During his show, Big Sean performed some of his fan-favorite solo records and also brought out Kanye West, Meek Mill, J Cole, and more to join him on stage. 

Kanye also took timeout, during the concert, to call out Nike and to thank them for inspiring him to make "New Slaves." Watch videos performances after the jump and don't forget to leave comments.

Big Sean's Dark Sky Paradise drops on February 24th.


[New Mixtape] Bo Deal "Out Wit A Bang: True Confessions"


Rumored to be his last and final project, Chicago rapper Bo Deal releases his latest new mixtape for the streets called Out Wit A Bang: True Confessions. It's presented by Trap-A-Holics & DJ Big Tiny and it includes production and guest appearances from Mike Will Made-It, Shy Glizzy, Waka Flocka, T Wayne, Stunt Taylor, and more. Check out the stream after the jump and don't forget your comments.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

[Photos] Kanye West Reveals "Yeezy Boost" Sneakers



Yeezy season is now upon us and thanks to Ibn Jasper, we get a first look of Kanye West wearing his new Adidas 'Yeezy 3.' Word in the streets, the long-awaited shoe is expected to drop on Feb. 12 during New York Fashion Week, which happens to be NBA All-star Weekend in New York as well.

Take a look at the Yeezy 3 after the jump.


Friday, February 6, 2015

[New Video] Chris Brown x Tyga "Ayo"


Living that Cali lifestyle, Chris Brown and Tyga delivers their latest new collaborative visual, "Ayo." Its packed with fast cars, pool parties, ladies, and more and its taken from their upcoming project Fan Of A Fan, which is set to drop soon. Watch new video after the jump and leave your comments.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

[New Music] DJ Mustard "FourFiveSeconds"


Always hitting the beat with his platinum touch, DJ Mustard takes time to give Rihanna's latest new track "FourFiveSeconds" a new makeover. Listen below and don't forget your comments. Press play.



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[New Music] Spenzo "Effortlessly" feat King Louie


Spit'n bars to a jazzy-produced track by DJ L, Spenzo delivers new collaboration with King Louie called "Effortlessly." Look for Spenzo's Ahead Of My Time and Louie's Drilluminati 3 later this year.



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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Kanye West Set To Perform At The 2015 Grammy Awards



Over the last week, Chicago's Kanye West has made a lot of noise on the internet after teaming up with Rihanna and Paul McCartney for their latest new collaborative track called "FourFiveSeconds," and now according to TeamKanyeDaily, the song will be performed by the trio at the 2015 Grammys. 

We also hear Kanye West is set to perform a never-before-seen solo performance at the Grammys and news is circulating that he's rumored to hit the road with Rihanna later this year for a 2015 tour.

Wow! Yeezy Season has returned!

[New Video] Rihanna x Kanye West x Paul McCartney "FourFiveSeconds"


As promised, Rihanna releases a hot new black and white visual for the first single off her upcoming album R8 called "FourFiveSeconds." Its directed by Inez & Vinoodh and it features Kanye West and Paul McCartney. According to sources, the track will be featured on Ye's upcoming project as well. 

Check out "FourFiveSeconds" after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.